Building Social Justice among Academic Staffs of Tertiary Institutions, the Influence of Acculturation, Networking and School Management Support
The study investigated the influence of acculturation, networking and school management support on social justice building among university academic staffs of tertiary institutions. A descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The sample for the study was three hundred (300) randomly selected academic staffs of tertiary institutions in Oyo state. Four standardized instruments were used to collect data from the participants. Three research questions were raised and answered. Data collected were analyzed using multiple regression and Pearson Product Moment Correlation. The result indicated that acculturation, networking and school management support, all had significant relationships with social justice building of university academic staffs. The combined effect of the three variables was significant and produced an F- ratio value significant at 0.05 level (F = 10.8241; < .05). The three variables accounted for 30.9% of the total variance on social justice building of the participants with acculturation being the most potent predictor in the investigation. Based on the findings recommendations were made for all significant stakeholders.
Key words: Acculturation, Networking, School management support, Social justice